Story first published: Tuesday, November 22, 2016, 17:32 [IST]
Legendary carnatic singer Balamuralikrishna passed away in Chennai on Tuesday aged 86. The renowned singer was conferred with Padma shree, padma vibhushan and padma bhushan by the Indian government for his contribution to Indian art. Singer, actor, instrumentalist Balamurali Krishna was also the recepient of Chevalier of the Ordre des Arts et des Lettres by the French Government. Condolences poured in for the legendary singer.